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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 19:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 45' South, Longitude: 109° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.47 meters/second, 1628.9 km/hour, 1012.2 miles/hour or 879.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.87 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.87 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.7"1012.01 miwest0° 00' 51.4"0.98 minorth1012.04 mi
24 hours0° 00' 45.2"0.85 miwest0° 20' 39.9"23.68 minorth23.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 57' North, Longitude: 58° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.24 meters/second, 1588.5 km/hour, 987.0 miles/hour or 857.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.45 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.5"986.88 miwest0° 09' 28.1"10.85 minorth986.67 mi
24 hours11° 15' 30.0"764.63 mieast3° 29' 02.0"239.49 minorth796.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Thu 2:34 PM1588 km986 miles857 nmSouth S
AdamstownThu 11:34 AM2516 km1563 miles1359 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:34 PM2601 km1616 miles1404 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaThu 2:34 PM3579 km2224 miles1932 nmEast E
GuatemalaThu 1:34 PM3708 km2304 miles2002 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:34 PM3716 km2309 miles2006 nmNortheast NE
QuitoThu 2:34 PM3738 km2323 miles2018 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityThu 1:34 PM3752 km2331 miles2026 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 1:34 PM3800 km2361 miles2052 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 1:34 PM3805 km2365 miles2055 nmNortheast NE
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